Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 528 559
Rank change year-on-year +26 +31 +9
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 29 13 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.098% 0.044% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 35
South East median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% -24.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,400 £46,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £69,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +1.85%

CCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,753 8,105 11,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.21% 27.74% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6,017 6,576 9,130
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in the South East

CCSA
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA in the South East.

Salary trend for CCSA in the South East

CCSA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in the South East over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for CCSA in the South East

CCSA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +17 11 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Thames Valley +21 7 £60,000 +41.18% 2
Berkshire +2 7 £60,000 +51.90% 2
Surrey +16 6 £60,000 +26.32%
Hampshire - 5 £60,500 - 3
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 20 (68.97%) ITIL
2 16 (55.17%) CISSP
3 15 (51.72%) Service Management
3 15 (51.72%) ITSM
3 15 (51.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 15 (51.72%) Problem Management
4 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco
6 10 (34.48%) CCNP
6 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (34.48%) F5
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (27.59%) Firewall
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco Firepower
10 6 (20.69%) CCSE
11 5 (17.24%) CEH
11 5 (17.24%) Information Security
11 5 (17.24%) Security Management
11 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
11 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
11 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
11 5 (17.24%) Legal
11 5 (17.24%) Network Security
11 5 (17.24%) CCNA
11 5 (17.24%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (17.24%) Email Filtering
11 5 (17.24%) Web Filtering
11 5 (17.24%) Contingency Planning
11 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (27.59%) Firewall
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Firepower
4 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (17.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (17.24%) NetScaler
4 5 (17.24%) Network Security
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (13.79%) IOS XR
5 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) WLAN
6 2 (6.90%) BGP
6 2 (6.90%) OSPF
6 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.90%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) MPLS
7 1 (3.45%) VPLS
7 1 (3.45%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) xDSL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (17.24%) Legal
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
1 15 (51.72%) IT Analyst
1 15 (51.72%) IT Security Analyst
1 15 (51.72%) Security Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Team Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Team Leader
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Check Point Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Check Point Support
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Presales Solution Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Presales Technical Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) ITIL
2 15 (51.72%) ITSM
2 15 (51.72%) Problem Management
2 15 (51.72%) Service Management
2 15 (51.72%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (17.24%) Capacity Management
3 5 (17.24%) Contingency Planning
3 5 (17.24%) Email Filtering
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security
3 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (17.24%) Presales
3 5 (17.24%) Security Management
3 5 (17.24%) Web Filtering
4 2 (6.90%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.45%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
1 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) CISSP
2 10 (34.48%) CCNP
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) CCSE
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
4 5 (17.24%) CEH
4 5 (17.24%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (3.45%) CCDA
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) CCIP
6 1 (3.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) CheckPoint
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
3 10 (34.48%) F5
4 3 (10.34%) Dell
4 3 (10.34%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) Meraki
5 2 (6.90%) Kaspersky
5 2 (6.90%) WatchGuard
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds